Lunch in the BBQ Capital of Texas

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Everyone has been telling us to go to Lockhart and try some BBQ, since it is the BBQ Capital of the Lone Star State.  We were out at the Natural Bridge Caverns right outside of San Antonio (with a stop next door at the Wildlife Safari) and decided to go the extra hour to have some delicious BBQ.

After some quick review reading on our way, we decided on Black’s BBQ.  Black’s is one of the oldest BBQ restaurants in Texas, continuously owned and operated by the same family.  And, we were intrigued by the fact that during President Lyndon Johnson’s term in the 1960’s, the President asked Black’s BBQ to provide barbecue sausage to be served on the grounds of the U.S. Capital in front of the Smithsonian Institute. Continue reading

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